The ExcelinEd National Summit on Education Reform will be held in San Diego from November 19 – 21st and brings lawmakers, educators, and education advocacy organizations together to share best practices and trends in education reform. As a sponsor of
American citizens often compare the American education systems to other education systems across the globe. However, research proves that there are very little similarities between successful education systems. Each country has its own educational philosophy and approach, proving there is no one-size-fits-all solution to effectively educating students.
The workforce landscape is constantly evolving whereas our education system has been nearly unchanged for decades. We all read startling headlines such as Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist and wonder, how is it that we can't seem to catch up?
As part of the design thinking process, this singular group of business leaders, educators, and policymakers identified key stakeholders in the transformation of the higher education system. NACCE is acting as a catalyst for action and developing a common language and understanding between business and education around how to prepare our nation's workforce for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.
Creatively-inclined students cannot begin to think about complex concepts if they are prioritizing rote memorization rather than developing a deep, multifaceted understanding of the lesson in front of them.
In a world of resources aimed at academic success, only one source seems foolproof. Investing in the whole child has proved time and time again to positively affect life outcomes.